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  • It seemed impossible to change
    It seemed impossible to change

    My name is Anny Caroline Leite Souza da Silva. From a young age I suffered with depression, constant headaches and saw shadow figures. I felt hatred towards my father and wanted to kill him. I dressed differently to draw everyone’s attention and cut myself because of a deep sadness. In an attempt to fill my…

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  • A daughter’s world is turned upside down
    A daughter’s world is turned upside down

    All it took was one day, and Liliana’s decent family went from bad to worse. “One early morning all I could hear was ‘Lili, help me! Lili please help me!’ I ran to see why my name was being called so desperately, and I was met with the sight of my mum in despair. She…

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  • Out of 100,000 people, why me?
    Out of 100,000 people, why me?

    How did I out of 100,000 people, end up with a rare medical condition? Why me? After six weeks of being in hospital, I was diagnosed with Anti-Jo 1 inflammatory myopathy (a respiratory disease), which affects one in every 100,000 people. Suffering from this condition affected most of my internal organs, especially my liver, kidneys…

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  • A three fold blessing
    A three fold blessing

    “We were both young and healthy and we had no illnesses, so why couldn’t I have a child? At the time, I’d been married to my husband for 10 years, and we’d done everything a husband and wife could do to have a child of our own.

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